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1 4/24/ World Languages Freshman Orientation February 3, 2015

2 4/24/ Students will be able to… engage in meaningful conversation understand/interpret spoken/written language present information, concepts and ideas gain perspectives of other cultures make connections with other content areas in a world language.

3 4/24/ World Language Credits All students must take a minimum of 5 credits (1 year) of a world language to meet New Jersey graduation requirements. WHRHS requires all students to take a minimum of 10 credits (2 years) to meet graduation requirements. Two or more years of a world language will fulfill the requirement for college.

4 4/24/ Placement Criteria Current 8 th grade world language teacher recommendation Academic performance Student self-assessment Guidance counselor and parental input

5 4/24/ Course offerings: Chinese, ESL, French, German, Italian, Latin, Spanish All languages offer a four year sequential program CP, Accelerated and/or Honors/AP groupings are available in all programs Level 1 language courses are non-weighted in all programs Freshman choose courses in the Level 1 and 2 range based on placement criteria

6 4/24/ GROUPINGS COLLEGE PREP: 1) B/C average each marking period 2) Good class participation and work/study habits ACCELERATED: 1) A average each marking period 2) Consistent/productive/effective participation. Excellent work/study habits Honors/AP 1) A average each marking period 2) Superior participation and work/study skills leads to student inquiry into subject area

7 WorWORLD LANGUAGE SEQUENCE CHART e Sequence Chart 2011 – /24/ World Language Sequence Chart 2011 – 2012

8 4/24/ ARTS Freshman Orientation February 3, 2015

9 4/24/ Why study the ARTS? Enable personal, intellectual, social, economic and human growth. Foster creativity. Provide opportunities for expression beyond the limits of language.

10 4/24/ ARTS Department Credits All students must take a minimum of 5 credits in Visual and Performing Arts in order to graduate. In addition, all students must take a minimum of 5 credits in 21 st Century Life and Career Education in order to graduate.

11 11 Visual and Performing Arts Sequence Charts Cont’d. Fine Arts 1 Fine Arts 2 Fine Arts 3 Fine Arts 4 AP Studio Art 2D Ceramics 1 Ceramics 2 Advanced Ceramics AP Studio Art 3D Photography 1 Photography 2 Photography 3 AP Studio Art 2D: Conceptual Photo Graphic Design 1 Graphic Design 2 Graphic Design 3 Jewelry Sculpture/3D Crafts Graphic Design 3 Full Year Art Studio Art HistoryAP Art History AP Music Theory Portfolio Seminar 4/24/2015

12 12 Visual and Performing Arts Sequence Charts Music Theory AP Music Theory Chorus Advanced Chorus Wind Ensemble Concert Band Orchestra Introduction to Theatre Arts Acting Workshop Theatre Production Cinema Studies: The Art of Film Music Appreciation Dance Studio 1 Dance Studio 2 Advanced Dance Workshop Creative Movement

13 Wor21st Century Life and Career Sequence Charts e Sequence Chart 2011 – /24/ World Language Sequence Chart 2011 – 2012 Video Production 1 Video Production 2 Advanced Video Workshop TV Studio: Broadcast Journalism Wood Arts 1 Wood Arts 2 Wood Arts 3

14 4/24/ Supervisor of Arts and World Languages Brad Commerford Phone: ext


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